British critics fall hard for ‘The White Ribbon’

Posted by · 4:18 pm · November 13th, 2009

American audiences will have to wait until 30 December to see Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winner “The White Ribbon,” but today marks the film’s UK release — and critically, at least, it’s off to a flying start. The film has received unanimously glowing notices in the four major British broadsheets, with the Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw […]

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AMPAS invites 105 to the party

Posted by · 11:47 am · June 23rd, 2008

The Academy has officially announced the 105 people it has invited to join its ranks this year; they range from obvious recent winners (Marion Cotillard, Diablo Cody), to cool commercial forces (Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen), to less glamorous but equally deserving names such as documentarian Nanette Burstein and composer Michael Giacchino. Looking down the list, it’s […]

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